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  • Recent spike in shark attacks reported off coast

    Shark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along on the coast of the Carolinas: It’s mainly because so many peop ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Political opposition groups gain funds for 2016 race

    WASHINGTON – It was the perfect loop: The Republican opposition research group America Rising finds footage of Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Brale ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drug

    WASHINGTON – Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • GOP candidate Bush recalls removing Confederate flag from Florida Capitol

    WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. – Campaigning in South Carolina, where residents still are reeling from a white gunman’s massacre of nine black churchgoers, Repub ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Unrelenting rain leads to more flooding in Midwest

    ST. LOUIS – A wet June turned worse after strong weekend storms drenched the Midwest, adding to concern that already-serious flooding won’t go away an ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired

    NEW YORK – NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he m ...
    June 29, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • Questions arise about gender, Alzheimer’s

    WASHINGTON – Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that ...
    June 28, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Fear of longer commutes puts pressure on U.S. cities to act

    At 4:35 a.m. each weekday, Stan Paul drives out of his Southern California suburb with 10 passengers in a van, headed to his job as an undergraduate c ...
    June 28, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • High schoolers' experiment lost again on launch failure

    Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space.
    June 28, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Pope applauds ecology advocates in Rome from many religions

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged people of different religions to work together in caring for the Earth, which he called our "common h ...
    June 28, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • SpaceX rocket destroyed on way to space station, cargo lost

    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, ...
    June 28, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Greece imposes capital controls, banks to remain shut

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece’s five-year financial crisis took its most dramatic turn to date Sunday, with the prime minister announcing Greek banks would ...
    June 28, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • 2nd New York escaped murderer is shot, captured days after other killed

    MALONE, N.Y. – A three-week manhunt that began with a brazen prison break involving stolen power tools and hacksaw blades hidden in frozen hamburger m ...
    June 28, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Terror on the beach: Tourists recount Tunisia attack horrors

    SOUSSE, Tunisia – Tunisia’s postcard destination for tourists is reeling from the terror that blighted another day of play at the Mediterranean seasid ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Thousands mourn in Kuwait’s mass funeral after Shiite attack

    KUWAIT CITY – Thousands of people in Kuwait took part in a mass funeral procession Saturday for 27 people killed in an attack against a Shiite mosque ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:33 pm
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